International Game Technology PLC 8-K 2009
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 6, 2009
INTERNATIONAL GAME TECHNOLOGY
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
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Item 8.01. Other Events
On May 6, 2009, International Game Technology (the Company) issued a press release announcing its pricing of $725 million principal amount of its 3.25% Convertible Notes (the Notes) due 2014 in a private offering to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. The Company also granted the initial purchasers an option to purchase up to an additional $125 million aggregate principal amount of Notes within 13 days from the first issue date of the Notes solely to cover over-allotments. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.